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Hilario granted Chelsea chance

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Avram Grant has underlined his faith in third-choice goalkeeper Hilario after a hamstring injury to Carlo Cudicini took the shine off Chelsea reaching the Champions League semi-final.

Hilario came off the bench for Cudicini in the victory over Fenerbahce at Stamford Bridge and, despite looking shaky with the ball at his feet, pulled off saves from Gokhan Gonul and Colin Kazim-Richards to keep Chelsea ahead.

"It is very important for a third goalkeeper to do a good job when you need him, and we have needed him this year," said Chelsea boss Grant. "It´s not easy when you lose your goalkeeper. Hilario was good."

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